Unemployment Insurance Information for Nonprofit Employers

What do nonprofit employers need to know about unemployment insurance? Common Good Vermont has partnered with the Vermont Department of Labor to develop resources and information about nonprofit employers’ options and requirements for compliance with Vermont statute.

Effective July 1, 2024:

As of July 1, 2024, ALL nonprofit entities, regardless of size, that have paid any amount of wages, will be required to be registered with the Vermont Department of Labor to participate in Unemployment Insurance. These requirements include filing quarterly wage and contribution reports, paying any associated contribution amount, and reporting newly hired employees within 10 days of their employment.

Resources & Materials

The following materials aim to help nonprofit employers understand their options and requirements for providing unemployment insurance in compliance with Vermont law.

Please email Common Good Vermont ([email protected]) or the Vermont Department of Labor ([email protected]) with any questions.

Unemployment Insurance Information for Nonprofit Employers

This one-pager provides a high level overview of unemployment insurance. For a deeper dive, see the Unemployment Insurance Guide.

Unemployment Insurance Guide for Nonprofit Employers

This comprehensive guide explains reporting requirements and payment options in detail. It also includes helpful tips and information to help employers evaluate their options and estimate costs.

Frequently Asked Questions

Still have questions? You might find the answers you need in this FAQ guide.

Information Session Recording

On November 8, 2023, Common Good Vermont, in collaboration with the Vermont Department of Labor, hosted an information session to describe the legislative changes in Act 76 (which impacts small nonprofit employers) and provided information on the requirements and options for reporting and payments for unemployment insurance contributions. You can watch the recording below: